|Stella's NEW BOOK RELEASED SEPTEMBER 2012! Now available on Amazon, Kindle, Barnes & Noble Booksellers and by order from your local bookstore.
WRITING THROUGH REVELATIONS, VISIONS AND DREAMS; The Memoir of a Writer's Soul
A writing memoir that is a roadmap to understanding your own internal world, the "private estate," within. Learning the language of your own soul will empower you and release creative energy that will illuminate your path and guide you in fulfilling your life's purpose. This brilliant memoir will bring to life the intimate “I am” hidden within that, once recognized, raises a cry of joy.
WOMEN WHO LIVE IN COFFEE SHOPS AND OTHER STORIES
Winner of the 2008 Chicano/Latino Literary Prize
Arte Publico Press-University of Houston
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These award-winning stories, set against an urban backdrop of seedy motels, dilapidated houses and railroad tracks bring to life the meanest streets in Phoenix. Flashy divas, tranvestites, street walkers, Pmafiosos, and children who know too much too soon, will capture your heart with tales of love, humor and cutting-edge action. Phoenix Street Society as you have never seen it before!
University of Arizona Press
If I Die in Juárez
“Their bodies were found in a shallow grave lying on their backs in a row, each body in the shape of a cross, naked and recently killed, with two maquiladora (factory worker) uniforms discarded nearby...” More
2009 American Book Award
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Created by JJ Stratton of North Canyon High School, Phoenix, Arizona.
2009 Pulitzer Prize Nomination
2009 FOREWORD BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD: "GOLD MEDAL IN MULTICULTURAL FICTION"
2009 INTERNATIONAL LATINO BOOK AWARD: "BEST NOVEL, ADVENTURE OR DRAMA IN ENGLISH"-HONORABLE MENTION
2009 INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARDS: "GOLD MEDAL IN MULTICULTURAL FICTION"
2008 SOUTHWEST BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD "TOP PICK"
2008 ARIZONA BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD: "BEST IN POPULAR FICTION"
Other books by Stella.....Internationally Acclaimed Novel
Let Their Spirits Dance
The passionate story of a family's spiritual journey to the Vietnam Memorial Wall by
a new and vibrant voice in fiction. More
2003 AZ Highways Fiction Award
2003 Nomination ONE BOOKAz
2002 Nomination to Oprah's Book Sense List
The stories move between humor, lyricism, and tragedy as the characters emerge from their trials strong and unafraid to face the challenges and risks of life. More
Bilingual Review Press
1997 Finalist for Pen West Fiction Award
PHOENIX NOIR, 2009
Tales of mystery, and dark intrigue, set in Phoenix. Stella's
story, "Confession" comes from the Harmon Park/St, Anthony area--and the "confession" is one you will not soon forget. Other great writers are included: Diana Gabaldon, Luis Urrea, and Charles Kelley to name a few.
Editor: Patrick Milliken
Poisoned Pen Bookstore
4014 N. Goldwater Blvd #101
Phone: (480) 947-2974
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2013, Nominated as one of four ARIZONA MAKERS, inpired by the PBS National Special, MAKERS: WOMEN WHO MAKE AMERICA.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL! Stella Pope Duarte, Mary Jo West, Ambassador Barbara Barrett, and Judge Roxanne Song Ong.